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Inter Milan Forward Gabriel Barbosa Rejoins Santos On Loan

Brazilian forward Gabriel Barbosa has returned to his former club Santos on a year-long loan from .

The 21-year-old, nicknamed Gabigol, spent the past six-months on loan at Benfica, where he made just four appearances without scoring a goal.

“Gabigol is back at Santos FC. After almost 17 months in Europe, the boy from Vila returns for a year-long loan,” the Brazilian club said in a statement on Thursday.

Gabriel Barbosa is in a relationship with ’s sister Rafaella.

Barbosa said: “I’m very anxious and excited to get back onto the pitch again, especially in the Copa Libertadores which is a competition I’ve always wanted to play in.”

The international scored 57 goals in 157 first-team appearances for Santos before joining Inter Milan in 2016 for 28 million euros.

He failed to impress at the , scoring just once in 10 matches head of his move to Benfica.

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